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Can cryotherapy (freezing) treatments make symptoms worse?
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Can cryotherapy (freezing) treatments make symptoms worse?

I have been diagnosed with genital warts, which originally appeared as 3 very small white bumps. So small that my doctor said she could barely see them.  Since, we have done 3 cryotherapy (freezing) treatments, and after each treatment, the warts that were frozen disappear, but now there seems to be more of them appearing, and the size of them is increasing.  I waited a while before even going to the doctor, and in that time, the warts didn't grow, multiply or change size.  Is it unusual that now I am getting treatment that the symptoms are getting worse?
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You should ensure that you have the correct diagnosis, and discuss alternate treatment options.

Cryro shouldn't make things worse. It is somewhat limited though because it targets only a small area and parts that are not treated will not respond.
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